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Mascarpone, Strawberry, and Basil Grilled Cheese Sandwiches


Grilled cheese glory shouldn’t be just for the savory! Get your sweet tooth on with this grilled dessert (or breakfast!) featuring light mascarpone cheese, fresh strawberries, and herb-y basil.

Although it’s only March, there’s been some great-looking strawberries at my local farmer’s market in Los Angeles lately. So after purchasing my first batch of early-season berries, I combined them with some cream and basil in a rather unconventional way—in a grilled cheese sandwich.

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Photo by Marvin Gapultos

Becca Haley-Park

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Rebecca Haley-Park is an assistant editor for culture: the word on cheese, and is responsible for all the delicious content on our Facebook page and Twitter feed. When not writing for the magazine you can find her creating cocktail recipes and pairing them with cheese.

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